6 Home Improvement Scams To Watch For

It’s Home Improvement Scam Season! Bankrate has 6 phrases that you should watch out for if a home improvement scammer comes calling:

• “I just happen to be working in your neighborhood.”
• “I have materials left over from another job.”
• “I need the cash up front.”
• “I have a special offer that’s good for today only.”
• “I can help you finance the project.”
• “I want to use your home as a model.”

We’d like to add that whenever you are considering a home improvement project, you should get several estimates and ask for references. Don’t hire some guy who shows up at your door. —MEGHANN MARCO

6 sleazy home improvement scams [Bankrate]
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